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  1. Massachusetts US House incumbents stockpiling campaign cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | White Lake Beacon

    Democratic incumbents in all nine Massachusetts U.S. House districts are stockpiling money ahead of the November election, although five face no challengers. Richard Neal tops the fundraising list with nearly $3 million in his account as of the end of June, followed by Joe Kennedy with more than $2.5 million.

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  2. Democrat senator has GOP rep's backRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Lowell Sun

    A joint press release turned heads last week as Republican Rep. Marc Lombardo, one of the most conservative members of the House, and Democrat Sen. Ken Donnelly, one of the more liberal senators, commended one another for their work in Billerica. The legislators stressed that they have a close partnership.

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  3. Centennial Celebrations, Music Events Coming To Lowell National Historical ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | National Parks Traveler

    It wouldn't be a celebration without music, and at Lowell National Historical Park in Massachusetts, a variety of sounds will fill the air to tell the history of industrial Lowell and to honor 100 years of the National Park Service. The park will host a National Park Service Centennial flag-raising at 11 a.m. Aug. 25 at the City of Lowell JFK Civic Plaza, with remarks from U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas, Superintendent Celeste Bernardo, and Lowell city officials.

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  4. Officials in private huddle over Mass. military installationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Berkshire Eagle

    BOSTON >> Gov. Charlie Baker, Housing and Economic Development Secretary Jay Ash, Congresswoman Niki Tsongas, state lawmakers and other state officials met Tuesday morning with representatives from the federal government and various branches of the military to discuss the status of the state's military installations. The Massachusetts Military Asset and Security Strategy Task Force, created by executive order signed by Lt.

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  5. Peter Lucas: Wofford sees different voter climate in rematch with TsongasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Lowell Sun

    She is Republican Ann Wofford of Haverhill, who is running an admittedly uphill campaign against entrenched Democrat U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas of Lowell in the 3rd Congressional District. The district runs from Lowell to Lawrence, down to Concord and over to Fitchburg and Gardner where it runs along the New Hampshire border and out to Winchendon.

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  6. Cambodian-Americans Lobby for Human Rights ResolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  7. Backtalk: 6/28/2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Lowell Sun

    NO PAY FOR PLAY: It's time we take the salaries of politicians and start paying them by the hour for time worked. That way we're sure we get an even shake for our money.

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  8. 'You can't live in fear'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Lowell Sun

    Kristen Hudson said she felt comfortable within the crowd of about 200 at the first annual Greater Lowell Pride Family Friendly Picnic on Sunday. But the Lowell woman admits that shortly after the Pulse nightclub massacre in Orlando, Fla., she was feeling nervous in a place she has called home for more than 10 years.

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  9. Cambodian-Americans Lobby for Human Rights ResolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Voice of America

    A Cambodian woman takes a photo of riot police standing behind bard wire at Freedom Park in Phnom Penh, May 1, 2014. U.S.-based Cambodian community activists are campaigning for a congressional resolution calling for human rights, democracy and the rule of law in Cambodia.

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  10. The Corps Network Applauds House Natural Resources Subcommittee on...Read the original story

    Jun 24, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    The Corps Network Applauds House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Federal Lands for Holding Hearing on 21st Century Conservation Service Corps Act and Public Lands Service Corps Act Testimony and comments provided by Rep. Martha McSally , Rep. Seth Moulton , Ranking Member RauI l Grijalva as well as Mary Ellen Sprenkel, CEO of The Corps Network and Kevin Heiner, Four Corners Regional Director for Southwest Conservation Corps.

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  11. Katherine Clark, John Lewis lead House sit-in over gun controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Boston.com

    US Representatives Katherine Clark of Massachusetts and John Lewis, a longtime civil rights leader, led a Democratic sit-in on the House floor Wednesday to demand a vote on legislation that would expand background checks and prevent suspected terrorists from buying guns. The protest came more than a week after the Orlando nightclub massacre, the country's worst mass shooting in modern history, in which 49 people were killed.

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  12. Defense bill mandating Made-in-USA sneakers advancesRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Star

    A provision to require the military to provide American-made sneakers to personnel upon arrival at basic training has survived an attempt by a South Carolina lawmaker to remove it. The House approved the defense spending bill on Thursday after the provision survived a late challenge led by South Carolina Rep. Mark Sanford, a Republican.

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  13. House supports '100% Made in America' footwear provision by large majorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Congresswoman Tsongas spoke on the House Floor yesterday to defend the provision she successfully added to the NDAA that will support American manufacturing and troops. June 16, 2016 - Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted by large majority to support U.S. servicemembers and U.S. manufacturing by upholding a policy that requires the Department of Defense to adhere to a long-standing law, the Berry Amendment, and provide servicemembers with American-made clothing, footwear and other equipment.

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  14. Defense bill mandating Made-in-USA sneakers advances PORTLAND, Maine...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | WSOCTV

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  15. Massachusetts politicians, scientists call for lifting restrictions on blood donations from gay menRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Boston.com

    ... safety, there are donations that [blood banks] aren't getting." In a statement to the Globe, US Representative Niki Tsongas called the policy "archaic" and "out of touch" and said it hinders the fight for LGBT equality. "The issue has been ...

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  16. New Balance runs closer to supplying military with sneakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    New Balance's long battle with the federal government to supply the military with its athletic shoes cleared a major hurdle early Tuesday afternoon. The Senate passed the fiscal year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act on an 85-13 vote.

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  17. New Balance scores legislative victory in Pentagon fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Boston.com

    New Balance scored an important legislative victory in Washington on Tuesday when the US Senate passed a defense bill with language requiring the Pentagon to buy US-made athletic shoes for military recruits. The House also included the shoe-purchase language in its version of the bill, known as the National Defense Authorization Act, last month.

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  18. Reps protest moment of silence and say they need to 'take action'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Two Bay State congressmen say they will no longer take part in House "moments of silence" for victims of gun violence because they say Republicans aren't interested in solutions. U.S. Reps.

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  19. New Balance runs closer to supplying military recruits with sneakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Home

    New Balance's long battle with the federal government to supply the military with its athletic shoes cleared a major hurdle early Tuesday afternoon. The Senate passed the fiscal year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act an 85-13 vote.

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  20. Military Update: New Balance battling for military shoe dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | The Gazette

    For decades, the military services avoided paying millions of dollars extra every year to subsidize American-made athletic shoes for recruits by adopting a voucher system that helped recruits purchase foreign-made brands in base exchanges. In this way, the Department of Defense avoided triggering the 1941 Berry Amendment, which requires that all uniform items be wholly manufactured in the United States.

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